Cannabis Research

A new review offers further insight into how long-term marijuana use might have a negative impact on mental health, after finding “substantial evidence” that the drug alters the brain’s reward system to increase negative emotions and decrease motivation. Researchers say long-term marijuana use lowers dopamine levels in the brain, which could explain why some users […]

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Smoking pot may impair your coordination and other motor skills, even when you’re not high, a new review of studies finds. In the review, researchers found that people who used marijuana had differences in brain areas called the corticostriatal networks compared with people who didn’t use the drug. These areas are connected to motor learning and […]

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Yuval Dal, an Israeli teenager, is luckier than most even though he suffers from Autism. He lives in a country that is quickly becoming the epicenter of cutting-edge research on medical cannabis: Israel. And the most trailblazing scientist conducting this research is also an Israeli, Raphael Mechoulam. In fact, Israel’s Department of Health has its […]

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As last week’s election brought legalized marijuana to several additional states, a new study from the University of Colorado Boulder has found that the strains of cannabis available for federally-funded studies lag well behind recreational markets in both potency and diversity, potentially compromising the validity of research into the drug’s effects. The recently published findings […]

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Mettrum Announces Strategic Acquisition to Further Accelerate Growth and Research Profile Mettrum acquires Apollo Applied Research with growing base of 5,400 active clients TORONTO, ONTARIO–(Marketwired – Nov. 16, 2016) – Mettrum Health Corp. (“Mettrum” or the “Company”) (TSX VENTURE:MT), a vertically integrated health and wellness company focused on research,… read more at: https://www.newcannabisventures.com/mettrum-acquisition-of-apollo-applied-research-bolsters-cannabis-research-efforts/

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Mettrum Announces Strategic Acquisition to Further Accelerate Growth and Research Profile Mettrum acquires Apollo Applied Research with growing base of 5,400 active clients TORONTO, ONTARIO–(Marketwired – Nov. 16, 2016) – Mettrum Health Corp. (“Mettrum” or the “Company”) (TSX VENTURE:MT), a vertically integrated health and wellness company focused on research,… read more at: https://www.newcannabisventures.com/mettrum-acquisition-of-apollo-applied-research-bolsters-cannabis-research-efforts/

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A new study says cannabis consumers are more likely to experience heartbreak – medically speaking. Researchers from St. Luke’s University Health Network have found that marijuana users are almost twice as likely to suffer from stress cardiomyopathy or “Broken Heart Syndrome”, a rare syndrome that mimics heart attack symptoms. The condition is characterized by a […]

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LAGUNA HILLS, Calif., Nov. 14, 2016 — PharmaCyte Biotech, Inc. (OTCQB:PMCB), a clinical stage biotechnology company focused on developing targeted treatments for cancer and diabetes using its signature live-cell encapsulation technology, Cell-in-a-Box®, today announced that its research partner, the University of Northern Colorado (UNC), has submitted abstracts for the presentation of two scientific papers at […]

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As last week’s election brought legalized marijuana to several additional states, a new study from the University of Colorado Boulder has found that the strains of cannabis available for federally funded studies lag well behind recreational markets in both potency and diversity, potentially compromising the validity of research into the drug’s effects. The recently published […]

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A new study says cannabis consumers are more likely to experience heartbreak – medically speaking. Researchers from St. Luke’s University Health Network have found that marijuana users are almost twice as likely to suffer from stress cardiomyopathy or “Broken Heart Syndrome”, a rare syndrome that mimics heart attack symptoms. The condition is characterized by a […]

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LAGUNA HILLS, Calif., Nov. 14, 2016 — PharmaCyte Biotech, Inc. (OTCQB:PMCB), a clinical stage biotechnology company focused on developing targeted treatments for cancer and diabetes using its signature live-cell encapsulation technology, Cell-in-a-Box®, today announced that its research partner, the University of Northern Colorado (UNC), has submitted abstracts for the presentation of two scientific papers at […]

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